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Is Condola Rashad Related to Ahmed Rashad? | Details on her Parents, Siblings & Family here

Updated On 21 Oct, 2022 Published On 20 Oct, 2022
Is Condola Rashad Related to Ahmed Rashad? | Details on her Parents, Siblings & Family here

Condola Rashad is an actres from the United States. Learn all about Rashad's personal life in this article.

The American actress Condola Rashad is probably best known for her work in the theater. The 5'8'' tall actress gained widespread recognition for her portrayal in Lynn Nottage's off-Broadway drama Ruined, for which she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Her net worth is $10 million.

As a result of her work on Broadway in the plays Stick Fly, The Trip to Bountiful, A Doll's House, Part 2, and Saint Joan, Rashad has since been nominated for four Tony Awards. She holds the record for having the most nominations for a performing artist at such a young age.

Is Condola Rashad Related to Ahmed Rashad? 

Yes, Condola Rashad is related to Ahmed Rashad. She is Ahmed's daughter. On December 11, 1986, Rashad was born in New York City to actress Phylicia Rashad and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, a former professional football player.

Condola Rashad is related to Ahmed Rashad. SOURCE: Instagram

Rashad has seven half-siblings. She received her degree from the California Institute of the Arts in 2008.

Condola Rashad Is Engaged To Her Boyfriend

As per Essence, in 2016, soon after Condola Rashad turned 30, she announced on Instagram that she was engaged to her boyfriend, Sebastian Vallentin Stenhj, an actor from the television series Fight to Survive and the director of the short films The Wallet and To Live, and Dine in L.A.

Condola Rashad is related to Ahmed Rashad. SOURCE: Instagram

Later in 2017, on Harry's chat program, Rashad revealed when her boyfriend got down on bended knee and proposed to her. She stated that the wonderful occasion took place on a trip to Mexico with her sisters and a close friend. Harry was the host of the show.

Condola shared her plans with the host, Harry Connick Jr., saying, "I had this day planned where I was going to surprise everyone with this boat journey. As a result, I have the impression that I will surprise everyone else. And while I sit on the boat gazing out into the sea, all I can hear is, "Turn around." And I did, and sure enough, there he was." It would appear that her sisters were too preoccupied at the time to notice.

Condola Rashad's Father, Ahmed Rashad Married Five Times

Condola Rashad's father, Ahmed Rashad, has been married five times and divorced four times. He is the father of six children, the first of whom was a son named Geoffery Simmons and was born to his high school sweetheart, Melody Neal. In 1967, the baby was placed with a family that would care for him. In 2005, when he was 18 years old, he made contact with his biological father through Amara, which had previously been known as the Medina Adoption Agency.

Condola Rashad's father, Ahmed Rashad, has been married five times and divorced four times. SOURCE: Instagram

Rashad tied the knot for the first time in 1969 with Deidre Waters. They were blessed with a child in 1970, a girl named Keva. In the same year, Rashad became a father again, this time to a boy named Sean, who was born to a different woman.

Rashad wed his second wife, Matilda Johnson, in 1976, following the divorce proceedings with his first wife. Together, they brought into the world a daughter named Maiyisha, born in 1976, and a boy named Ahmad Jr., born in 1978. The pair separated in 1979.

Rashad married the actress Phylicia Ayers-Allen, who was best recognized for her work on The Cosby Show in 1985. She has a son named Billy Bowles. Ahmad proposed to her during the pregame program of NBC's broadcast of the Thanksgiving Day football game between the Detroit Lions and the New York Jets. The game was being played on Thanksgiving Day. They were both celebrating their third wedding anniversary at the time.

In contrast to most actresses, Phylicia married and adopted her husband's surname after they tied the knot. Since they divorced in 2001, she has continued to go by her maiden name, "Phylicia Rashad," in her professional life. After they had been married for a year, they were blessed with a daughter whom they named Condola Phylea Rashad. She was named after his mother. In 2001, after being married for close to sixteen years, they decided to end their relationship.

Sale Johnson became Rashad's fourth wife in 2007, and the couple has two children. Sale had gotten a divorce from Woody Johnson, who is a wealthy heir to Johnson & Johnson and the owner of the New York Jets. She has three girls from her previous relationship named Casey Johnson, Daisy Johnson, and Jamie Johnson. In 2013  Rashad and Johnson's marriage ended in divorce.

In 2016, Rashad got married to Ana Luz Rodriguez-Paz, a psychologist in South Florida.

Condola Rashad's Mother, Phylicia Rashad
Tied The Knot Three Times

Condola Rashad's Mother, Phylicia Rashad, first married dentist William Lancelot Bowles Jr. in 1972. William Lancelot Bowles III was born the following year. The couple divorced in 1975. Rashad tied the knot with Victor Willis, the original lead singer of the Village People, in 1978. The lovebirds had met during the run of The Wiz. They split up in 1982.

Condola Rashad's Mother, Phylicia Rashad, first married dentist William Lancelot Bowles, Jr. in 1972. SOURCE: Instagram

On December 14, 1985, Phylicia married a third time to Ahmad Rashad. He was a former wide receiver in the NFL and a sportscaster. Each of them was in their third marriage. After the couple separated in early 2001, she kept the surname Rashad.

Rashad was widely chastised after she tweeted in support of convicted rapist Bill Cosby after he was free from prison on a technicality: "FINALLY!!!! A terrible wrong has been righted, and a miscarriage of justice has been corrected!" This support was labeled "rape apologist."

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